Monday, February 19, 2018
Kids ENT Health Month is a yearly campaign held every February by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, to offer parents and caregivers the latest information and resources about pediatric ear, nose, and throat disorders. The cold winter months can be especially brutal for pediatric ear, nose, and throat illnesses. February... Read More
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
February 14th isn’t just about chocolate and flowers—it’s also National Donor Day.  The day was started in 1998 by the Saturn Corporation, the United Auto Workers, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and many nonprofit health organizations.  National Donor Day raises awareness about the importance of donation and focuses on... Read More
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Observed each year,  February 7-14, Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week promotes awareness and education about congenital heart defects (CHD).  According to the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 40,000 infants in the United States are born with a congenital heart defect.  Congenital heart defects are one of the most common type... Read More
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Celebrated the last full week in January, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) honors nurse anesthetists around the country by sponsoring National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Week. The week-long annual event honors the nation’s 52,000+ Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and student registered nurse anesthetists who... Read More
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
National Activity Professionals’ Week is celebrated January 21 – 27, 2018. This week traditionally held during the fourth week in January, is to honor the Activity Professionals who continuously share their talents, creativity, spirit, enthusiasm, energy, love and compassion. Activity Professionals play a significant role in enriching the lives of... Read More
Monday, January 22, 2018
Every January, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) organization and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) team up to promote National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW) to help raise awareness and educate young people to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs and alcohol and their use. Launched in 2010, the organization’s... Read More
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
After the first of the year, a lot of people come up with their New Year's resolutions and a lot of those resolutions are related to weight loss. In fact, weight loss traditionally comes in at number one on the promises we make to ourselves and often announce to others at the start of a new year. While some of those resolutions are the result of... Read More
Friday, January 5, 2018
Start the New Year off right by participating in the national Cervical Cancer Health Awareness & Screening Month. This yearly January event gives advocates a chance to raise awareness and teach women about the growing need to protect themselves from cervical cancer and HPV (human papillomavirus). Most cervical cancers are almost always caused... Read More
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
January is an important time to recognize National Glaucoma Awareness Month, and spread the word about this sight-stealing disease.Often referred to as the “silent sight-stealing thief” since glaucoma often comes with no symptoms. According to theNational Eye Institute, there are more than 2.7 million Americans over the age of 40 who suffer from... Read More
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
January has been declared National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, and with good reason. The month was designated in 1970 by The American Red Cross to encourage blood donations. Contributions are usually in short supply during the winter months due to the winter blues, busy holiday agendas, added cold and flu symptoms and treacherous winter... Read More